College Students and Profs Sign Letter Calling CNN Racist for Firing Marc Lamont Hill

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 12/6/2018 | Mike LaChance
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More than 500 students, nearly 200 professors, and dozens of student groups have signed a letter to CNN, condemning the media titan’s firing of Marc Lamont Hill as “blatant anti-Blackness and anti-Palestinian violence.”

CNN fired Hill, who is also a professor at Temple University, as a CNN contributor after a speech to the United Nations in which the professor claimed he wanted a “free Palestine from the river to the sea.” The phrase is usually interpreted as a call for the destruction of Israel.

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The letter to CNN, started by McGill Students in Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights, “condemns the recent firing of Marc Lamont Hill for his speech at the United Nations on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights.”

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